Candidates for Oklahoma Rep. Dan Boren's congressional seat are in tight money fight
Republican Markwayne Mullin gets big help from GOP lawmakers, but Democrat Rob Wallace banks more money overall in latest fundraising period for eastern Oklahoma race
Campaign finance reports also were filed in the three other congressional districts. Candidates who don't raise or spend at least $5,000 are not required to file reports.
• Rep Frank Lucas, R-Cheyenne
Contributions collected between July 1 and Sept. 30: $221,722
Cash in Account on Sept. 30: $619,288
• Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore
Contributions collected between July 1 and Sept. 30: $143,222
Cash in Account on Sept. 30: $1,011,791
• Donna Marie Bebo, Democrat, Fletcher
Contributions collected between July 1 and Sept. 30: $15,492
Cash in Account on Sept. 30: $5,798
• Rep. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City
Contributions collected between July 1 and Sept. 30: $193,037
Cash in Account on Sept. 30: $411,723
• Tom Guild, Democrat, Edmond
Contributions collected between July 1 and Sept. 30: $38,605
Cash in Account on Sept. 30: $41,016
Wallace, a former state and federal prosecutor, and Mullin, a plumbing company owner, won runoffs in August to claim their parties' nominations for the open 2nd District seat. Their reports cover the period from Aug. 9 through September.
In that period, Wallace raised $367,026, with $285,176 coming from individuals and $81,850 from political action committees, primarily unions and a congressional group of moderate Democrats known as Blue Dogs.
Mullin raised $322,428, with $179,731 coming from individuals, $132,000 from political action committees, $5,000 from the national Republican Party and nearly $5,300 coming from his own pocket. Mullin also received donations of $5,000 each from the political action committees of Devon Energy and Chesapeake Energy.
1st District report
In the 1st District, where incumbent Rep. John Sullivan was knocked off by Republican challenger Jim Bridenstine in the June primary, Bridenstine collected $271,465, including $107,000 from political action committees for his general election race against Democrat John Olson. Bridenstine, of Tulsa, had $162,224 in the bank at the end of September.
Olson, of Tulsa, raised $137,882 between July 1 and Sept. 30, including $7,500 from political action committees; he had $56,554 left on Oct. 1.
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